MONACA, Pa. — The Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) has created the first regional Aviation Academy. The Academy, which is set to start in January 2015, is a dual-enrollment, educational partnership between CCBC and Beaver County high schools.
FLUSHING, N.Y. – Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has completed a multi-phase expansion, renovation, and sound abatement project at the college’s main campus.
The three-year project has completely transformed the main campus of the 82-year-old private institution, which has more than 1,700 students. The school offers master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs in airport management, engineering, technology, and aviation.
The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) has named Evan Austin Reese, a freshman at Purdue University, as its 2014 Navigate Your Future Scholarship recipient. The scholarship assists rising professionals in continuing their education in aviation-related fields.
Two teachers, Sonya Williams and Joseph Perrotta, have been named recipients of the 2014 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant Awards from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE).
RANDOLPH, Vermont — Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology Program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, has received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft that was recently donated by a southern California couple.
Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation.
The Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) has long recognized the need for qualified commercial helicopter pilots and helicopter maintenance technicians — the current shortage is very real and many experienced pilots and maintenance technicians are nearing retirement age. HFI annually offers up to 19 scholarships to help support students studying to become part of tomorrow’s vertical aviation industry.